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Upcoming Events

Graduate student and research-related events in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State.

August 2017

When: August 21, 2017, 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Speaker: Marcela Rajas-Pierce, North Carolina State University

When: August 28, 2017, 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Speaker: Seogchan Kang, Penn State University

When: August 29, 2017 to August 31, 2017
Where: University Park, PA

The Preventive Controls for Human Foods Certification Workshop provides the credentials to meet FDA requirements for development and implementation of HACCP based systems as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations. This 2-1/2 day course was developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance, a broad-based public private alliance created by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) in cooperation with the Association of Food and Drug Officials. This course is presented by certified Penn State instructors.

When: August 29, 2017
Where: University Park, PA

Millennium Café is an opportunity to spend time "outside the box" developing new ideas and leveraging the collective expertise. On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Odette Mina, the managing director of the Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories (EESL), will be presenting.

When: August 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: The 330 Building, Room 205LL

Qualifies for SARI Credit

When: August 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: 324 ASI Bldg.

Speaker: Jonathan Campbell, Penn State University

September 2017

When: September 12, 2017 to September 13, 2017
Where: Penn State Hotel & Conference Center, University Park, PA

The 2017 Pennsylvania Poultry Sales & Service Conference - and - 89th Northeastern Conference on Avian Diseases is a two-day annual conference that touches on general topics important in the industry today, along with a NECAD session and breakout sessions for turkeys, layers, and broilers.

When: September 14, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: 324 ASI Bldg.

Title: to be announced at a later time

When: September 14, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Kim Petrosky, Penn State University

When: September 18, 2017, 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: 107 Wartik

Speaker: Zhonglin Mou, University of Florida

When: September 20, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Adobe Connect

Qualifies for SARI Credit.

When: September 21, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Jeremy DeRicco, Penn State University

When: September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Snider Agricultural Arena

The Great Insect Fair is our annual extravaganza celebrating insects with lots of activities, games, crafts, tasty treats and fun for everyone!

When: September 25, 2017, 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: 107 Wartik

Title to be announced at a later time

When: September 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: 324 ASI Bldg.

Title: to be announced at a later time

When: September 26, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: The 330 Bldg., Room 205LL

Qualifies for SARI Credit

When: September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: The Penn Stater
When: September 28, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Rick Gilmore, Penn State University

October 2017

When: October 2, 2017, 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Speaker: Joseph Chappell, University of Kentucky

When: October 2, 2017, 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: 107 Wartik Lab

Title to be announced at a later time

When: October 4, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: 233 HUB-Robeson Center

Penn State graduate students are invited to attend a science communications workshop on October 4. Learn how to make your research accessible to the media, policymakers, and the public.

When: October 5, 2017 8:00 AM to October 6, 2017 12:00 PM
Where: The Penn Stater, University Park, PA

Twenty faculty members will work with COMPASS facilitators and media professionals on how to expand their research's reach. This year's theme is focused on health and the environment. Space is limited.

When: October 9, 2017, 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: 107 Wartik Lab

Title to be announced at a later time

When: October 16, 2017, 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: 107 Wartik Lab

Speaker: Brenna Aegerter, University of California

When: October 17, 2017 to October 18, 2017
Where: Penn State University, Nittany Lion Inn

A number of the emerging hot topics in materials research. Featuring experts from government, industry, and academia in informal break-out sessions across two days, Materials Day 2017 will tackle topics that matter, from advanced, sustainable manufacturing to materials for next generation healthcare.

When: October 17, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Adobe Connect

Qualifies for SARI Credit

When: October 19, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Gary Messing, Penn State University

When: October 23, 2017, 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Speaker: Michael Udvardi, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation

When: October 23, 2017, 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: 107 Wartik Lab

Speaker: Lindsay Triplett, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

When: October 24, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: The 330 Bldg., Room 205LL

Qualifies for SARI Credit

When: October 30, 2017, 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: 107 Wartik Lab

Title: to be announced at a later time

November 2017

When: November 1, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Ellysa Cahoy, Penn State University

When: November 9, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: The 330 Bldg., Room 205LL

Qualifies for SARI Credit

When: November 13, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Adobe Connect

Qualifies for SARI Credit

When: November 16, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Timothy Balliett, Penn State University

December 2017

When: December 4, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Adobe Connect

Qualifies for SARI Credit